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Tiaras and Trucks

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Old Habits

I've spent the majority of my adult life telling myself that my body wasn't meant to get below a certain number on the scale. 

Earlier this year, the scale slipped below that number.  Seeing that number should have been motivation to stay on track with my healthy eating and running goals, especially since I have a race to run this week (eek!)

Instead, I've found myself slipping, nibbling a little extra here and there, skipping a run or two.  Not surprisingly, that elusive number hasn't been seen again.

Honestly, I try not to focus on "weight", because like so many women, I see some crazy flucuations over the course of a month.  I don't want my body image to be found in those little digital numbers.  I'm not upset about the weight gain itself but the way I let myself react to hitting that lower number. 

At some point, I need to break those old habits, because I don't like how I feel when I'm treating my body that way.  Maybe I'll get down to the lower weight and maybe I won't, but I want to know I'm doing what I can to stay healthy and energized.

Because spring is on the way, and Dylan and Abbey are ready to hit the ground running.  In opposite directions, I'm sure.
Abbey saw this picture and said, "Mommy, you need lipstick."
I should be offended, but she's kind of right
time to get some new spring make-up!

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1 Comments:

  • At March 28, 2011 at 9:34 AM , Anonymous Kir said...

    My mom always says, "A little lipstick" never hurt and new spring makeup is a worthy choice. :)

    I think you look amazing, but I also know that I too have felt that way about myself lately, that the nibbling and full out eating has got to stop.

    I wish you good luck and hope you can send some over to me, I'm going to need it. ;)

     

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